PIC Blog Tour Review: Darkroom by Joshua Graham

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Darkroom
Joshua Graham
Howard Books
May 1, 2012
384 pages
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5/5 Books

A thrilling suspense novel about a man’s dark past, his daughter’s mysterious visions, and a psychopath who wants to kill them both.
After scattering her mother’s ashes in Vietnam, photojournalist Xandra Carrick moves home to New York to rebuild her life and career. When she experiences supernatural visions that reveal atrocities perpetrated by American soldiers during the Vietnam War, she finds herself entangled in a forty-year-old conspiracy that could bring the nation into political turmoil.

Launching headlong into a quest to learn the truth from her father, a Pulitzer Prize winner who served as an embedded photographer during the war, Xandra confronts him about a dark secret he has kept—one that has devastated their family.

Pursued across the continent, Xandra comes face-to-face with powerful forces that will stop at nothing to prevent her from revealing the truth. But not before government agencies arrest her for murder, domestic terrorism, and an assassination attempt on the newly elected president of the United States.

Darkroom is a riveting tale of suspense that tears the covers off the human struggle for truth in a world imprisoned by lies.

Author Joshua Graham

About The Author:
Winner of the 2011 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS, and Amazon.com #1 bestselling author Joshua Graham’s Barnes & Noble #1 bestselling novel BEYOND JUSTICE is taking the world by storm, one reader at a time. Many of his readers blame him for sleepless nights, arriving to work late, neglected dishes and family members, and not allowing them to put the book down.

BEYOND JUSTICE, THE ACCIDENTAL EXORCIST, THE ACCIDENTAL HERO, THE ACCIDENTAL HEALER, and DEATH AND TAXES, have reached the top of multiple bestseller list on Barnes & Noble topping titles by John Grisham, Linda Fairstein, Scott Turrow and James Lee Burke, Ted Dekker and Steven James. Soaring to the top of the Barnes & Noble lists, BEYOND JUSTICE recently hit #1 in the Legal Thriller and Christian Thriller categories, topping by John Grisham, Joel C. Rosenberg, and Michael Connelly. It has also remained on the Amazon.com top 100 bestselling Kindle bestseller list months after its release.

Suspense Magazine listed BEYOND JUSTICE in its BEST OF 2010, alongside titles by Scott Turrow, Ted Dekker, Steven James and Brad Thor.

His short story THE DOOR’S OPEN won the HarperCollins Authonomy Competition (Christmas 2010.)

Publishers Weekly described BEYOND JUSTICE as:
“…A riveting legal thriller…. breaking new ground with a vengeance… demonically entertaining and surprisingly inspiring.”

Connect With The Author:
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My Review:
I am a huge Joshua Graham fan. I fell in love with his mind blowing work when I read his novel, Beyond Justice. He draws his readers into the heart of the story instantly and grips their hearts so strongly, you can’t help but turn page after page and read late into the night. Darkroom is a thousand times better than Beyond Justice was, and Beyond Justice was fantastic!

Darkroom takes you to the life of a young woman, working as a photojournalist who experiences paranormal visions. Desperate to find out the truth behind the visions, she confronts her father about them. What she finds out is so much more than she bargained for. Tangled in a web of secrets and conspiracies, Xandra’s story becomes life. Her story unfolds before the reader as she uncovers the truths behind the happenings in Vietnam. But, one this is for sure, someone doesn’t want her to reveal that truth, and sets out to stop her efforts.

I don’t want to give too much away. This is just too good of a book to reveal anything more. I want you to grab a copy of this book now, sit down, and get lost in the pages. They won’t be light reading. After all, what conspiracy is ever light? But, you’ll get sucked into the vortex of the story and where you’ll end up…..well, lets just say that the ending is powerful and leaves you hungry for more!!!

I definitely recommend this. It’s so beyond 5000 stars worthy. The intensity and heart pounding thrills you’ll feel as you read each page, each characters piece of the story will leave you breathless. Blending history with current events, Mr. Graham is a talented author who can wrap the reader in a cocoon of emotions from bitterness to redemption and leave the reader feeling as if they were the story, as if they were ones plotted against. A fantastic job, Mr. Graham! I can’t wait for the next story!

~~~~~Molly Edwards, Partners In Crime Virtual Book Tours
~~~~~Reviews By Molly

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1 Comment

  • Reply Joshua Graham

    Thank you so much for this kind review. It is available for Pre-Order for Kindle
    and Barnes & Noble/Nook

    You might be interested in a short blog post I recently did regarding some inspiration for this book: Here
    https://networkedblogs.com/wT9LD

    If you’d like free sample chapters, please come to my facebook page: https://on.fb.me/joshpage

    I’d love to hear from everyone, so please feel free to reach out to me on facebook, my blog, or twitter: @j0shuaGraham

    Also, I’d like to personally invite you to one of the most exciting online events ever. It’s a virtual book launch part on the day of DARKROOM’s release (Tuesday, May 1st, 2012) at 9PM EST/ 6PM PST.

    You can get the details on my blog here: I wanted to personally invite you to one of the most exciting online events ever. It’s a virtual book launch part on the day of DARKROOM’s release (Tuesday, May 1st, 2012) at 9PM EST/ 6PM PST.

    You can get the details on my blog here: https://networkedblogs.com/wXX0A

    We’re going to have live webcam interviews with yours truly, and the official unveiling of the Book Trailer, a fun Q&A session with me, and at the end of the party, everyone can enter for a chance to win a lot of great prizes, not the least of which, a new Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet!

    DATE: MAY. 1st, 2012
    TIME: 6:00PM Pacific / 9:00PM Eastern
    How to join:
    – click this link: https://t.wbx.me/ges8v
    – use the guest tab (not registered users tab)
    – enter your name in the guest field
    – click enter button to join

    1 May, 2012 at 12:37 pm
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